BENICIA HISTORICAL MUSEUM

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“The history of California is written in the story of Benicia.”

Museum Building & Exhibits

 

The Benicia Historical Museum offers educational tours of the Museum buildings and exhibits housed in the 1850s original Benicia Arsenal buildings.

Host your events here

Come to the Garden Party” may be your invitation to your friends and family, if you choose to engage the lovely Spenger Memorial Garden for your event

 

Museum Exhibits

The Museum’s main gallery, featuring exhibits on Benicia’s history with such topics as: the native Patwins of Solano County, the founding of Benicia and California, the Gold Rush, The Benicia Arsenal, manufacturing, and the arts.

Guided Tours

Guided tours of the Benicia Historical Museum are a great way to spend an afternoon in Benicia!

Museum Exhibits

The Museum’s main gallery, featuring exhibits on Benicia’s history with such topics as: the native Patwins of Solano County, the founding of Benicia and California, the Gold Rush, The Benicia Arsenal, manufacturing, and the arts.

Stone Hall

This historic building provides a charming setting for rentals of all sorts. A catering kitchen is available for food service. Tables and chairs are available to rent from the Museum.

Serving the community

The Museum serves the community in many ways.

The Museum is open:
Wednesday – Sunday, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

The Museum serves the community in many ways.

Click the links below to learn more about what the Museum has to offer.

For additional information

contact the Museum Office at:

707-745-5435

Tuesday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

 

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Admission:

$5 for Adults, $3 for Seniors, $2 for Children and Students
Free entry with Military Identification
Free entry first Wednesday of every month

Getting Here:

2060 Camel Road, Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-5435 info@beniciahistoricalmuseum.org
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Volunteer Positions

The Museum has volunteer Internship positions available!
Click here for more information

Historic Benicia

Download a map of Historic Benicia
Includes Downtown and the Arsenal District
To learn more about Benicia and the Benicia Historical Museum please listen to the National Public Radio broadcast compiled by Jack Wolf, the City of Benicia’s Public Relations Consultant and featuring the Museum’s Executive Director, Elizabeth d’Huart.